IP Network Engineer I

    Mediacom
    White Plains, NY 10606
    Full-time, Part-time
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    Job Description

    General Responsibilities:

    To design and plan equipment/technology for a global network, which includes, Ethernet over Fiber, EPON, DPOE, Ethernet over MPLS technologies. Qualified candidate will work closely with other teams and have the following key responsibilities:

    • Selection of technology and equipment platforms to enable best in the class Ethernet services.
    • Work closely with other engineering teams such as IP engineering and transmission engineering to ensure efficient network architecture.
    • Qualification of equipment in a laboratory environment, which includes development of test requirements, test plans and qualification reports.
    • Work closely with Service engineering, Sales, Operation to design and qualify Ethernet services.
    • Support service rollout by developing provisioning guidelines and commissioning guidelines.
    • Participating and contributing to different industrial forums such as Metro Ethernet Forum, Cablelabs.

    Specific Responsibilities:

    • Architect, design and test Ethernet and IP networks (Ethernet over Fiber, Ethernet over PON, IPv4 & MPLS technologies).
    • Knowledge of Layer 2 network design and standards, including Ethernet WAN technologies, MEF services (ELINE, ELAN, E-Tree, E-Access, EVPN), IEEE standards 802.1ad QnQ, 802.1q VLAN tagging, Ethernet OAM 802.3ah and 802.1ag.
    • Knowledge of IPv4, IPv6, OSPF, BGP.
    • Implementing a resilient network with redundancy and rapid fail over using MPLS, LACP, G8032.
    • Implementing security - protection against flooding, denial of service, etc.
    • Traffic management and optimization - traffic shaping, classification, policing, queuing, scheduling.
    • Network Management, performance measurement, fault management, access security.
    • Generate and implement Engineering Design Documentation for new network builds or augmentations. Includes engineering of all aspects of Layer 2 thru Layer 4.
    • Perform network maintenance, diagnostics work and provide technical support to cross-organizational teams and engineering associates.
    • Develop, provide and maintain positive communication with vendors for diagnosing and rectifying problems and candidate possesses strong inter-personal communication skills.
    • Ability to work well under pressure, meeting multiple deadlines.
    • Perform other duties as requested by supervisor.
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with an ability to assimilate, analyze and correlate large amounts of forensic data from various network, operating system, application, and security devices, logs, and alerts.

    Preferred Experience/Skills:

    • Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering or computer science is required. Master's degree is a plus.
    • 2+ years' experience on network architecture and technology planning for Ethernet and/or IP networks in carrier and enterprise service provider environment.
    • Ability to learn new technologies, troubleshoot IP and Ethernet services networks.
    • Cisco CCNA or CCNP is plus.
    • MEF CECP certification is a plus.
    • Layer 2 and knowledge of MEF standards highly desirable.
    • Working knowledge of layer 2 and layer 3 switching and routing protocols: i.e. IEEE801.1Q, QinQ, carrier ethernet, Y.1731, BGP, OSPF, MPLS.

    Contact info: mgrullard@mediacomcc.com

    Posting ID: 584268805Posted: 2020-11-24